CNBC's Jeff Cox reports the top 5 banks now control about 45 percent of assets in the banking industry. Congressman Barney Frank says U.S. banks are not too big to fail.» Read More
They're not inclined to cut anyone else's salary, "said Barney Frank, the retired Massachusetts congressman, in a recent telephone interview. Frank cited leaders of top asset managers including BlackRock Inc, Vanguard Group and Fidelity Investments, which are often among the largest shareholders of S&P 500 companies. A spokesman for BlackRock said its team...
Dec 16- Long a legislative lion for Democrats, Barney Frank retired from Congress two years ago. In Congress, he was the controversial Democratic leader on the House Financial Services Committee and was a co-sponsor of the eponymous 2010 Dodd-Frank act, which brought sweeping reform to the financial industry. REUTERS: What do you make of Congress last weekend...
Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the likelihood President Obama and Republicans will establish bipartisanship and legislate for the American people.
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed piece where he says publicly for the first time he is gay.
Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), provides perspective on Tim Cook's essay where he says publicly for the first time that he is gay.
Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of the Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.
Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss the power of Chinese hackers and measures the U.S. can take to safeguard our defense and financial systems.
Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the health of the U.S. economy and if President Obama's policies have worked.
CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.
Could a Republican win in the upcoming congressional elections be bad news for business? Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate why a win for the GOP does not mean a win for American jobs and companies.
Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), discusses the documentary about his career and personal life. Frank is the first congressman to come out as gay and legally get married while in office. The film premiers Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank, weighs in on the controversy over dark pools and high-frequency trading. Frank says if he were chairman he would be investigating how high-speed trades are conducted.
Former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank reacts to the Federal Reserve's annual bank stress tests. 29 out of 30 of the participating banks met its requirements.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-MA), discusses President Obama's budget for 2015 where he plans on eliminating tax breaks tied to the wealthy. Frank also weighs in on job creation and income inequality.
Former U.S. Representative Barney Frank discusses the ramifications of Arizona's controversial bill that would end up hurting instead of protecting citizens' rights.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), discusses why the U.S. needs to "bring some money home."
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), discusses the state of the economy as President Obama's stimulus plan turns 5 years old.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank discusses taper options and the uncertainty of the stock market as Janet Yellen prepares to take over the Federal Reserve.